New Left Standard is punk/ska band from Arlington Heights, IL that started in 1996 with a few high school friends playing in a basement and overnight turned into something so much more. Formed and sustained with a strong DIY ethic, the band played all over the midwest, selling dubbed cassettes out of the back of their suburban and bought t-shirts at local thrift stores turned them inside out and screened nls logos on them. The band gained a large underground following and by 1999 found... Topic: New Left Standard
From catalog: The rise and development of the Students for a Democratic Society, the organization that became the major expression of the American left hi the sixties-its passage from student protest to institutional resistance to revolutionary activism, and its ultimate impact on American politics and life. An essential book about the '60's. Interviews, office memos, position papers, research documents, speeches, letters, and now and then, there is pause for laughter. In his history of the... Topics: socialism, New Left, SDS
From catalog: A gripping account of 1960s radicals who took up arms against the state. The arrest and subsequent imprisonment of Silas Bissell, former heir to the rug-cleaning fortune who was discovered living near Eugene, Oregon, in 1987, drew a line under one of the most spectacular and bizarre episodes in the historv of the American New Left, for it marked the official end of the Weathermen. Product of splits within the antiwar movement during the late 1960s, the Weather Underground would... Topics: communism, New Left, terrorism
The famous manifesto that gave the Weathermen their name; Submitted by Karin Asbley, Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn, John Jacobs, Jeff Jones, Gerry Long, Home Machtinger, Jim Mellen, Terry Robbins, Mark Rudd and Steve Tappis. From /New Left Notes/, June 18, 1969 favoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: communism, New Left, SDS, terrorism
A manifesto from the BLA. Depending on who you ask they were either guerrilla revolutionaries, FBI agents provocateurs, Marxist terrorists, or a gang. You be the judge. Topics: black nationalism, communism, terrorism, New Left
A panel discussion held on May 29, 2010 at the second Platypus International Convention at SAIC. Panelists: Greg Gabrellas, Pam C. Nogales C., Spencer Leonard The late 1960s and early 1970s witnessed the rise of a new militancy and sectarianism on the Left. Whether in the case of the Black Panthers, the Weather Underground, the Gay Liberation Front, or many other currents on the Left, developments from that time did much to shape the New Leftâs legacy as it comes down to the present. This... Topics: new left, 1960s, marx, marxism, left leftism
Speaker: Blair Taylor The talk is in English and includes the discussion, starting at about 41:45. Since the collapse of actually-existing socialism, anarchism has experienced a renaissance within the global left as the historical rival tradition to Marxism. A variety of recent left movements from the Zapatistas, the Spanish indignados, Argentine Piqueteros, to Occupy Wall Street have embraced what some have called neoanarchism, a politics that seeks to “change the world without taking... Topics: nowhere, Ringvorlesung, Utopia, Neoliberalismus, Anarchismus, New Left
From Wikipedia: Underground is a 1976 documentary film about the Weathermen , founded as a militant faction of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), who fought to overthrow the U.S. government during the 1960s and 1970s. The film consists of interviews with members of the group after they went underground and footage of the anti-war and civil rights protests of the time. It was directed by Emile de Antonio , Haskell Wexler and Mary Lampson , later subpoenaed by the... Topics: Weather Underground, Emile De Antonio, New Left, FBI, COINTELPRO
This is the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) main headquarters (HQ) file on its counterintelligence program (COINTELPRO) targeting the New Left from 1968-71. In a 5/10/68 memo, the FBI instructed field offices that "the purpose of this program is to expose, disrupt, and otherwise neutralize the activities of the various New Left organizations, their leadership and adherents." Dozens of additional HQ files from this COINTELPRO, which track HQ communication with specific FBI field... Topics: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Counterintelligence Program (COINTELPRO), New Left
The New Left A Documentary History Author: Massimo Teodori Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company Date: 1969 The fact that a New Left exists in the United States today, in 1968, is the proof of a reality which manifests itself both in society at large and in the political arena. What this New Left is is more difficult to say, because there is very little unity between the various organizations, programs and ideological statements which form the phenomenon usually referred to as "the... Topics: New Left, 1960s, Radicalism, Student Movement, The Movement
A 1971 CPUSA work. Scanned by Ismail with permission from International Publishers. Sent to him by an anonymous person. http://www.intpubnyc.com/ Topics: AFL-CIO, New Left, Black liberation, New Outlook Publishers
[Photo of Doug Rossinow, Thorne Dreyer, and Julia Mickenberg by Alan Pogue.] Thorne Dreyer's Rag Radio interview with historian and author Doug Rossinow, joined by UT-Austin American Studies Assoc. Prof. Julia L. Mickenberg, was the keynote event of the highly successful 50th Anniversary Rag Reunion and Public Celebration, which took place Oct. 13-16, 2016, at several Austin venues. This remote broadcast was presented before a live audience at the Eastview campus of Austin Community College,... Topics: Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Doug Rossinow, Julia Mickenberg, Tracey Schulz, Politics of Authenticity,...
Chris Cutrone interviewed Tariq Ali for the Platypus Affiliated Society in Chicago on October 15, 2007 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. More information on Platypus available at: http://www.platypus1917.com Topics: Platypus, Marx, Marxism, 1960s, New Left, Socialism, Trotskyism, Iraq, Afghanistan, Christopher...
-A conversation with prominent progressive activist, organizer, and writer Carl Davidson, who was a leader in SDS and a major figure in the 60s New Left. Carl is webmaster at Progressives for Obama (now renamed Progressive America Rising) and is national co-chair of Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism. Carl was a national officer of SDS and writer and editor at the Guardian, the preeminent publication of the American left for decades. A long-time resident of Chicago, he now... Topics: Carl Davidson, Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Leftist, Progressives, Writers, SDS, New Left, Sixties,...
This is the first of a two-part conversation with progressive activist Tom Hayden. On this show the emphasis is on SDS, the Port Huron Statement, and the Sixties. (In our second interview -- On Jan. 20, 2012 -- we discuss contemporary American society, foreign policy, and progressive politics. That show can be found here: http://www.archive.org/details/RagRadio2012-01-20-TomHaydenPart2) Tom Hayden was a driving force in the Students for a Democratic Society, the leading organization of the... Topics: Thorne Dreyer, Rag Radio, Tom Hayden, SDS, New Left, Port Huron Statement, Activists
16 p. ; 21 cm. MDS Pamphlet no. 1 "… developed in conjunction with the Wisconsin Draft Resistance Union." Topics: Consumption, Capitalism, Socialism, New Left, Pamphlets, Zines, Students for a Democratic Society,...
Rick Ayers and Bill Ayers are distinguished academics and educational innovators. Rick was co-founder of the Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) small school at Berkeley High School in 1997 and was lead teacher until 2006, He is an Adjunct Professor in Education at University of San Francisco and Mills College. William Ayers, formerly Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), was founder of both the Small Schools... Topics: Rag Radio, Thorne Dreyer, Rick Ayers, William Ayers, Educational Reform, Activists, Sixties, New...
Description : Tom Hayden (1939-), author, lecturer, and a founder of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), leads a discussion of New Left politics; topics include the Black Panthers, the rent strike movement, and People's Park. The talk was arranged by the Sociology Liberation Movement of the American Sociological Assocation (ASA), and was held on September 2, 1969 at the ASA Convention in the San Francisco Hilton Hotel. Also acting as discussion leaders are Berkeley graduate student Rick... Topics: californialightandsound, Hayden, Tom, Brown, Rick, Gilbert, Bruce, New Left, Political... Source: 1 Tape of 1 : 1/4 inch audio tape
-Carl Davidson is a widely known writer and political activist. He is active in the Solidarity Economy Movement and is national co-chair of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS), and is webmaster of Progressives for Obama. Carl was a leader of the 60s New Left, a national officer of SDS, and editor of the Guardian. We discuss the World Social Forum movement and the recent U.S. Social Forum in Detroit, a significant and lively event that brought together 15,000... Topics: Rag Radio, Carl Davidson, U.S. Social Forum, SDS, New Left, Socialism, Activists, Solidarity Economy